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How to Fix Bluetooth Delay on Windows 10

With the recent Windows 10 update, many users are comparing the Bluetooth delay. The Bluetooth delay in Windows 10 occurs when you’re trying to connect your speaker, keyboard, mice, etc.

For some users, the experience is not much of a trouble. However, if you use Bluetooth accessories pretty frequently, then the constant delay in connecting your Bluetooth peripherals will defiantly hinder your workflow.

If you are facing an extended period of time for Bluetooth to connect, or are facing similar Bluetooth delay problems in Windows 10, then here are some troubleshooting tips to fix the issue immediately.

How to Fix Bluetooth Delay on Windows 10

How to Fix Fix Bluetooth Delay on Windows 10

There are multiple reasons on why you are facing Bluetooth delay while connecting your devices to your Windows computer. Down below are some possible solutions along with the troubleshooting steps.

Method 1: Checking Battery Level of the Bluetooth device

Bluetooth devices are wireless and run on battery. Though they are rechargeable, they tend to empty out fast. Most of the Bluetooth devices show numerous problems when it’s running on a critical battery level.

Therefore, you must check the battery level first. If it’s low, recharge your Bluetooth Device. after it has been charged, connect to Windows 10 and check if there are any delay issues. By now, it should be fixed.

To check the battery level, you can install third-party applications like Bluetooth Battery Monitor. Also, you can use Windows Settings.

Step 1) Press the Windows key + I on your keyboard to open up the Windows Settings.

Step 2) In the settings menu, click on the device, then head over to the Bluetooth & other devices tab.

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Step 3) Here, click on your connected Bluetooth device, and on the right side, you can see the battery percentage. Similarly, you can check for Bluetooth Adio to decide too, but not all of them show the battery level.

Note: If you are having an issue with a Bluetooth Speaker, then make sure you kept it away from any nearby plugged devices and speakers. Even more,  make sure that you are not too far away from your PC.

Because if you move your Bluetooth device too far from the Connected PC, there might be a connection loss. Before you lose connection, definitely, you will have delay issues.

Method 2: Reconnecting the Bluetooth Device

Reconnecting the Bluetooth Device to your Windows again is the quickest solution ever. Most of the time, it works and fixes the delay issue.

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Open Windows settings by pressing the Windows Key and the button on your Keyboard. Then click on devices and move to the Bluetooth & other devices tab on the left pone.

Now, here if you want to turn off the Bluetooth of your PC, then toggle of the first switch under the Bluetooth label.

How to Fix Bluetooth Delay on Windows 10

It will do the same trick as disconnecting the Bluetooth device after turning off the Bluetooth. you can google the switch again and connect to the Bluetooth device

Note: If there are too many Bluetooth devices connected to your PC, you would not want to turn off Bluetooth. Therefore, to disconnect the Bluetooth device specifically, on the right pane, click on the Bluetooth device. Then hit the Disconnect button.

You can click on the Remove device button to remove the device and pair it again and check to fix the issue. However, after disconnected, click on the Connect button again to connect, and the delay issue should be fixed by now.

Method 3: Disabling Audio Enhancement

Audio enhancements are filters, and effects for every sound played on your Windows machine, though it is a pretty good feature. However, it has been seen that if the feature is active, it conflicts with the Bluetooth devices and causes delay issues. To fix it, you must disable all Audio Enhancements using the Windows Settings.

Open up the Windows Settings by pressing the Windows Key + I on your keyboard, then go to the System option. There, on the left pane, move to the Sound tab.

Now, on the left pane, if you have connected your Bluetooth Audio device, you can see its name, ensure that it is selected.

How to Fix Bluetooth Delay on Windows 10

If you don’t see the name of your Bluetooth device, then click on the drop-down menu and select it. However, if your device has been selected, you can proceed ad click on the device Properties option.

Now, on the Device Properties page, click on the Additional device properties option. This will pop up the sound configuration window. Here, go to the Enhancements tab. Check the Disable all enhancements options.

To confirm it click on the apply button, then click ok OK to close the window. Your delay issues might be fixed now.

Method 4: Troubleshooting Bluetooth

Troubleshooting is one of the best features of Windows through which you can fix most of the Windows issues. Therefore you can troubleshoot the connected Bluetooth device along with the PC’s Bluetooth.

To do open up the Widows Settings first, then go to Devices, and then on the Sound tab. Ensure that your Bluetooth Audio device has been connected to your PC.

Go to the right pane, click on the Troubleshoot button under Master Volume. After that, the troubleshooter window will appear on your screen.

Select your Bluetooth Device and click on the Next. Windows will check f there is anything wrong or not. If there is, then Windows will fix it up by itself and may resolve the delay issue.

How to Fix Bluetooth Delay on Windows 10

To troubleshoot the Bluetooth on your PC, click on  Update & Security in the Windows Settings first. Then go to the Troubleshoot tab on the left, and on the right side, click on Bluetooth. After that, hit the Run the troubleshooter button to troubleshoot Bluetooth.

The process may take a while. At last, windows will show you what issues it has found. Also, it will show you whether the issues have been fixed or not.

Method 5: Update Bluetooth Driver

If the issues are not fixed, then the last thing you can do is to update your Bluetooth driver.

Press the Windows Key + X and click on the Device Manager from the menu. Now in the Device Manager, expand the Bluetooth category, right-click on your Bluetooth Device, and select Update from the menu.

To install automatically and online, click on the search automatically and install option. To install it manually, click on the Browse my files option. If the update doesn’t work, you can always roll-back to the previous version.

Conclusion

Bluetooth functional is one of the basic features of any Windows-based laptop. With time, we use Bluetooth to connect with multiple devices and peripherals. So it’s important for Bluetooth to work fast in order to keep us productive.

So try these steps and see if the Bluetooth delay problem on your Windows 10 computer is solved or not. In case of any difficulties, you can comment down below. Our technical team is always ready to help you out.

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